BFKN’s Corporate & Securities Group served as legal counsel to L Catterton, the largest global consumer-focused private equity firm, in connection with its $13 million in Series A funding for California-based noodle company, Goodles, a brand celebrated for its modern line of delicious and nutrient-packed boxed mac and cheese and pasta.
Founded by CEO Jen Zeszut, and Paul Earle, Goodles combines ingredients, protein, fiber, nutrients from plants, and complex flavors to offer over 10 flavors of mac and three styles of pasta, all of which hold Clean Label Certification. Goodles is sold through e-commerce sites and nationwide at retailers including Target, Whole Foods Market, Publix, HEB, Wegman’s, and Sprouts Markets.
“Goodles is reimagining the category by delivering innovative, high-quality products that are just as delicious as they are nutritious,” said Jon Owsley, Co-Managing Partner of L Catterton’s Growth Fund. “With its growing portfolio of unique flavors, the brand has quickly captivated consumers of all ages. We are thrilled to be leading the Company’s Series A raise and look forward to working with Jen and the entire Goodles team to ensure consumers everywhere get to share in the joy that Goodles brings to the table.”
BFKN's legal team was led by partners Andrew R. Grossmann and Megan Ratia and associate Will Cronin.
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